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corpus frequencies:
413908/0/0 (basic/middle/causative)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(16)
Aʁǯikə giɾkʰə tvecʰ usucʰčʰin.
aʁǯik-ə
girl-def
giɾkʰ-ə
book-def
tv-ecʰ
give-aor.3sg
usucʰčʰ-i-n
teacher-dat-def
‘The girl gave the book to the teacher.’
(140)
Jes ʒez tvecʰi meɾ astco astvacašunčʰə.
jes
I.nom
ʒez
you.pl.dat
tv-ecʰ-i
give-aor-1sg
meɾ
we.gen
astco
lord.gen
astvacašunčʰ-ə
holy.script-def
‘I gave you our Lord’s Holy Script.’
(174)
Bajcʰ im kinə ajs caʁikə tvecʰ maɾdun.
bajcʰ
but
im
my
kin-ə
woman-def
ajs
this
caʁik-ə
flower-def
tv-ecʰ
give-aor.3sg
maɾd-u-n
man-dat-def
‘But my woman gave this flower to (another) man.’
(134)
čʰem kaɾoʁ amusnanal nɾa het, asacʰi jes, tanə kin em tʰoʁel, na jerbekʰ apaharzan či ta.
čʰ-em
neg-aux.1sg
kaɾoʁ
able
amusnan-al
marry-inf
nɾa
3sg.gen
het
with
as-acʰ-i
say-aor-1sg
jes
I.nom
tanə
at.home
kin
woman
em
aux.1sg
tʰoʁ-el
leave-cvb.pfv
na
3sg.nom
jeɾbekʰ
never
apaharzan
divorce
čʰi
not
ta
give.sbjv.3sg
‘I can not marry her, I said, I have a wife at home, and she’ll never give me a divorce.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver NP-nom V.subj A
2 gift NP-nomdat P
3 giving recipient NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n